Nashville Artist Guild Commemorates the 150th Anniversary of the Civil War at the Customs House Museum
January 22, 2015
Clarksville, TN – Theis currently showcasing the art of the Nashville Artist Guild in its Kimbrough Gallery through February with the exhibit “Divided Loyalties.”
The show represents the artistic interpretations of the many different aspects of the War Between the States within a variety of media.
Clarksville Parks and Recreation announces Fort Defiance Interpretive Center to commemorate the 153rd Anniversary of the Surrender of Clarksville
January 19, 2015
Clarksville, TN – The Fort Defiance Interpretive Center, located at 120 Duncan Street, will host a living history event to commemorate the 153rd anniversary of the Surrender of Clarksville on Saturday, February 21st from 10:00am to 4:00pm.
Come see uniformed Civil War re-enactors from Baxter’s Battery who will provide living history and musket firing demonstrations.
January 18, 2015
Our 130th meeting.
Clarksville, TN – The next meeting of the Clarksville (TN) Civil War Roundtable will be on Wednesday, January 21st, 2015 at the Bone & Joint Center, 980 Professional Park Drive, right across the street from Gateway Medical Center.
This is just off Dunlop Lane and Holiday Drive and only a few minutes east of Governor’s Square mall. The meeting begins at 7:00pm and is always open to the public.
Topic: “The Diary of Nannie Haskins Williams: A Southern Woman’s Story of Rebellion and Reconstruction.”
January 18, 2015
Clarksville, TN – The weekly Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department Recreation Report provides Clarksvillians with a glimpse at the activities and events that are available from the Parks and Recreation Department for them to enjoy together as a family.
This weeks highlights include: Spring Adult Leagues Meeting Scheduled, Book a Liberty Park Facility for Your Big Day, Register now for February Swim Lessons, Surrender of Clarksville event and Fort Defiance Interpretive Center to commemorate the 153rd Anniversary Commemoration of the Surrender of Clarksville.
Clarksville’s Customs House Museum to host Tennessee Civil War National Heritage Area’s “Free at Last!” exhibit
January 5, 2015
Tennessee Civil War National Heritage Area Expands Traveling Exhibition on Emancipation and Reconstruction in Tennessee
Clarksville, TN – As we begin the last year of the 150th anniversary of the Civil War, the Tennessee Civil War National Heritage Area has expanded its traveling exhibition about emancipation and Reconstruction.
“Free at Last!” tells the momentous story of the transition from slavery to freedom and the development of citizenship among formerly enslaved African Americans.
APSU professors Antonio Thompson, Christos Frentzos complete work on two-volume study of American military history
January 4, 2015
Clarksville, TN – The discussion of American military history can be approached in a seemingly endless variety of ways. With so many tactical, political and societal viewpoints to be considered, even the most educated scholars or enthusiastic students can become lost in a sea of information.
But what if the focus was narrowed to the people, places and events at the core of these historic conflicts?
December 25, 2014
Clarksville, TN – On December 15th, 2014 Fort Defiance Interpretive Center held their second annual Christmas in Occupied Clarksville. The allows visitors to the Civil War Fort to experience the holidays as soldiers and civilians would have during the 1860s.
“The public reception to Christmas in Occupied Clarksville as been absolutely overwhelming,” said William Parker, the Historical Interpreter at Fort Defiance. “We are very very very pleased at the turnout, we didn’t expect this many people but by golly we’re glad they came to celebrate the Christmas season with us here at the Fort Defiance Interpretive Center.”
November 24, 2014
Clarksville, TN – If you look hard enough, it is not difficult to find a rather cynical analysis of recorded history. For example, “The past actually happened. History is what someone took the time to write down,” says writer and comedian, Whitney A. Brown.
Or there is American writer and Civil War veteran, Ambrose Bierce, who chimed in with, “God alone knows the future, but only a historian can alter the past.”
Yet, despite these opinions and the imperfections they reveal concerning the whole endeavor of unearthing information about the past, it is a still considered a noble one.
November 15, 2014
Our 127th meeting.
Clarksville, TN – The next meeting of the Clarksville (TN) Civil War Roundtable will be on Wednesday, November 19th, 2014 at the Bone & Joint Center, 980 Professional Park Drive, right across the street from Gateway Medical Center.
This is just off Dunlop Lane and Holiday Drive and only a few minutes east of Governor’s Square mall. The meeting begins at 7:00 pm and is always open to the public.
Topic: “Fort Donelson: One Soldier’s Story”
November 4, 2014
Clarksville, TN - Produced by the Downtown Clarksville Association, First Thursday Art Walk is a free, self-guided tour spanning a 5-block radius that combines visual art, live music, engaging events and more in the heart of Downtown Clarksville.
With 10+ venues, bars and businesses participating each month, the First Thursday Art Walk in Clarksville is the ultimate opportunity to savor and support local creative talent.